COVID-19 In the media

The CDES' member researchers regularly share their research insights in the media.

Below are some of their contributions and other articles about their work.

Food insecurity during COVID-19
Research project by Associate Professor Firoz Ahmad, Professor Asad Islam, Dr Debayan Pakrashi, Tabassum Rahman and Abu Siddique
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The impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the small firms in developing countries
Research project by Professor Asad Islam, Professor Margaret Triyana and Dr Xing Xia
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COVID-19 exposes India’s weak public healthcare
Professor Ranjan Ray
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GDP growth during and after shutdown: Viewed through electricity generation
Professor Asad Islam and Hashibul Hassan

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Group testing: A possible way to identify COVID-19 cases
Professor Asad Islam and Tabassum Rahman (Article in Bangla)
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COVID-19 Testing by age: A road map back to work?
Professor Asad Islam and Associate Professor Gaurav Datt
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Australia’s experience in dealing with COVID-19: Are there lessons for India?
Professor Ranjan Ray
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What if the government borrowed money and never had to pay it back?
Amidst discussions of the size of the Australian government’s fiscal response to the Covid-19 crisis, the question of how to finance the fiscal response has risen to prominence.
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Coronavirus: How to finance Australia's COVID-19 fiscal response
Associate Professor Gaurav Datt, CDES Deputy Director, and Dr Ayushi Bajaj
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You know WHO is required to fight COVID-19
Professor Ranjan Ray
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The challenges of the coronavirus crisis for developing economies
Professor Asad Islam's (CDES Director) interview with the Global Labour Organisation.
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Nine concerns about the Centre's 1.7 lakh crore package
The greatest need is to ensure speedy delivery of the committed support.
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Containing COVID-19 in Bangladesh
Professor Asad Islam, Associate Professor Gaurav Datt, and Professor Sisira Jayasuriya.
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Feeding the poorest 50 million people in Bangladesh: An alternative proposal
Professor Asad Islam (article In Bangla).
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On the virus and poor people in the world
Professor Martin Ravallion, CDES advisory board member.
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Financing of fiscal response to COVID-19: A red herring?
Associate Professor Gaurav Datt and Dr Ayushi Bajaj.
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For the poorest countries, the full danger from the coronavirus is only just coming into view
Professor Mari Pangestu, CDES advisory board member.
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